International Roma Day on April 8 is not just about celebrating Roma culture, it also highlights the persecution and discrimination that Roma people face in all areas of life. DW looks at the past and present struggles of the Sinti and Roma.
Germany has said it will provide logistical help to tackle the West African Ebola crisis in the worst-hit country, Liberia. The World Bank has warned that the disease could have a "catastrophic" economic impact.
Deadly fighting has broken out in the pro-Russian rebel-held city of Donetsk. It is the first serious violence since lawmakers in Kyiv voted to allow self-rule in Ukraine's restive east as part of a broader peace plan.
The German federal cabinet has moved to bolster regulations on possession and dissemination of explicit material depicting minors. The measures come after the Edathy Affair triggered a debate about child pornography.
John F. Kennedy called himself one, but what really makes a Berliner? DW's Stuart Braun drifts into a protest march in his adopted city and discovers that, here, outsiders can be insiders.